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[May 07, 2014]
AUTHENTIDATE HOLDING CORP FILES (8-K) Disclosing Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
(Edgar Glimpses Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
In February 2014, the board of directors of Authentidate Holding Corp. (the "Company") adopted, subject to stockholder approval, an amendment to its 2011 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the "2011 Plan") to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock available for issuance under that plan by 3,400,000 shares. On May 1, 2014, the proposed amendment to the 2011 Plan was approved by stockholders at the Company's annual meeting of stockholders. The foregoing summary description of the 2011 Plan, as amended, is qualified in its entirety by reference to the actual terms of the 2011 Plan, which was attached as Annex A of the Company's 2014 Proxy Statement (the "Proxy Statement"), as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 21, 2014. For additional information regarding the 2011 Plan, stockholders are encouraged to refer to Proposal 3 of the Proxy Statement.
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Company held its annual meeting of stockholders on May 1, 2014 in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. The results of the matters voted on by the stockholders are set forth below. Only stockholders of record as of the close of business on March 12, 2014 were entitled to vote at the annual meeting. As of the record date, 38,335,781 shares of common stock of the Company were outstanding and entitled to vote at the annual meeting. At the annual meeting, 29,939,707 shares of common stock of the Company were represented, in person or by proxy, constituting a quorum. Set forth below are the matters acted upon by stockholders and the final voting results of each such proposal.
Proposal 1 - Election of Directors Stockholders of the Company were asked to elect six nominees to serve on the Company's board of directors. The following six nominees were elected to serve on the Company's board of directors with the votes set forth below: Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld Broker Non-Votes O'Connell Benjamin 11,339,982 9,391,113 9,208,612 Jeffrey Beunier 17,627,414 3,103,681 9,208,612 Todd A. Borus, M.D. 17,209,653 3,521,442 9,208,612 Charles C. Lucas III 17,185,129 3,545,966 9,208,612 J. David Luce 16,088,368 4,642,727 9,208,612 J. Edward Sheridan 5,676,002 15,055,093 9,208,612 Proposal 2 - Advisory Vote on the Compensation of the Company's Named Executive Officers The stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Company's named executive officers, as disclosed pursuant to Item 402 of Regulation S-K and contained in the Company's Proxy Statement, by the following votes: For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 10,627,424 9,966,618 137,053 9,208,612 Proposal 3 - Amendment to the Company's 2011 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan The stockholders approved an amendment to the Company's 2011 Plan to increase by 3,400,000 shares the number of shares of common stock available for issuance pursuant to the 2011 Plan, by the following votes: For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 15,968,205 4,650,841 112,049 9,208,612 2 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Proposal 4 - Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm The stockholders voted to ratify the appointment of EisnerAmper LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm, by the following votes: For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 29,462,569 451,492 25,646 - Following the annual meeting, on May 1, 2014, the board of directors appointed Charles C. Lucas III as the Chairman of the board of directors and appointed J.
David Luce as the Vice Chairman of the board of directors.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On May 7, 2014, the Company announced by press release that the Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA") has exercised the third option period under the Company's contract award for Home Telehealth Devices and Services. The contract was initially effective on May 15, 2011 and consists of a one-year base period with four option years, which are at the VA's sole discretion. The third option year is effective from May 15, 2014 to May 14, 2015. No assurances can be given that the remaining option period will be exercised. The full text of the press release issued by the Company in connection with the announcement is set forth as Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits (d) The following exhibits are attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K: Exhibit Number Exhibit Title or Description 10.1 2011 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan, as amended (incorporated by reference to Annex A to the Company's Proxy Statement dated March 21, 2014).
99.1 Press Release dated May 7, 2014 3 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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